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Meet the Staff Monday: Amelia Wehunt, PE

Meet the Staff Monday: Amelia Wehunt, PE

This Monday, we’re getting to know Amelia Wehunt, PE, Senior Project Manager, champion of Timmons Group’s growing Urban Design Practice, Stormwater Expert, and coordinator of our Commercial Coffee networking event. Read more »


How the Proposed Amendments to the VPDES General Permit Could Affect Small MS4 Operators

How the Proposed Amendments to the VPDES General Permit Could Affect Small MS4 Operators

Timmons Group would like to draw your attention to a proposed amendment to the existing general permit from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) that could affect operators of small MS4s. In our latest blog, our Stormwater professionals have summarized the proposed changes to the MS4 General Permit and can assist you in preparing for these amendments. Read more »


Stream Restoration: More Than What Meets the Eye

Stream Restoration: More Than What Meets the Eye

What does a stream restoration look like three years after project completion? Find out here as we explore Hungary Creek, one of our Stormwater group's most successful stream restoration projects.  Read more »


The Urban Practice: Revitalizing and Transforming the City of Richmond

The Urban Practice: Revitalizing and Transforming the City of Richmond

Take a drive through the City of Richmond and you’re bound to see several of the high-profile projects that our Urban Planning & Design group have been a part of. Read more »


Seeing “Green” around VCU’s Richmond Campus

Seeing “Green” around VCU’s Richmond Campus

Sprinkled throughout downtown Richmond lives a number of successful “green” alleys. Retrofitting alleys with green techniques has proven effective at solving stormwater runoff problems in urban areas. Read more »


GIS Goes Hand-in-Hand with Engineering

GIS Goes Hand-in-Hand with Engineering

At Timmons Group, we regularly meld engineering and GIS technology together.  Being one of a small number of engineering firms also offering GIS technology, this gives us the competitive edge to offer our clients the most innovative solutions. Read more »


Solving Drainage Issues for EQUI-KIDS

Solving Drainage Issues for EQUI-KIDS

Our Hampton Roads Group Leader, John Zaszewski got to know an amazing organization this year when Timmons Group was hired to perform engineering services for the organization. They are called EQUI-KIDS, and they are a therapeutic riding program benefiting the special needs community. Read more »


Lock it up! Permeable Pavement and Stream Restoration: A BMP Match for Success

Lock it up! Permeable Pavement and Stream Restoration: A BMP Match for Success

The Town of Ashland has eliminated 10lbs of Virginia’s keystone pollutant, phosphorus, from the stormwater entering Mechumps Creek every year. Read more »


JMU’s Newman Lake Gets Dam Renovations

JMU’s Newman Lake Gets Dam Renovations

Timmons Group partnered with James Madison University to renovate Newman Lake Dam in the City of Harrisonburg, Virginia. The dam serves as a roadway for James Madison University (Bluestone Drive) and also as an impoundment to form an approximate nine acre lake. Read more »


The ABC’s and 123’s of New Stormwater Regulations

The ABC’s and 123’s of New Stormwater Regulations

What does The Virginia Stormwater Act mean for school design and construction? What does managed turf, multiple disconnected BMPs, and “treatment trains” really mean? Read more »